Treble ahead for stuttering Leeds

JUST a couple of weeks ago, Leeds Maccabi were on course for a Manchester Jewish Soccer League quadruple.

They won the Shonn Trophy with a 3-0 win over South Manchester Sports 2nd.

But the Yorkshiremen were then humbled 4-1 by Reich in the Feldman Trophy final . . . and on Sunday they were knocked off the top of the table by Manchester Maccabi Yellow.

The 2-0 home defeat means Leeds must get at least a point in their yet-to-be-arranged final game against Manchester Maccabi Masters.

Defeat will hand the title to Yellow on goal difference.

Before that match, though, Leeds will be contending the final of the Tony Cohen Trophy final on Sunday (11am) at West Didsbury & Chorlton AFC against South 2nd.

Marcus Buchanan scored both goals for Yellow as they went top with victory over Leeds.

It could have been a lot worse for Leeds — and so much better for Yellow — but a rare goalless draw last Thursday between Yellow and South 2nd leaves the title in Leeds’ hands.

The draw also ended South’s slim hopes of being champions.

On Wednesday, South and Masters played two 60 minute games. Masters won the first match 4-3, but lost the second 4-2.

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